H.J. Baker has upgraded the plant to bring it online as a top tier sulphur bentonite fertilizer production facility, including a new 250 metric ton molten sulphur storage tank and improved water treatment facility.
A pair of studies published in the Journal of Environmental Quality today indicate that the buried network of drainage pipes known as the tile system can carry away as much phosphorus as surface runoff.
The new plant will supply both the Rock Springs, WY, and Pocatello, ID, phosphate fertilizer production locations while having the capacity to meet the company’s next phase of anticipated phosphate expansion plans at Rock Springs.
Targeted to growers pursuing new and innovative techniques to maximize yields with proven inputs, the guarantee promises a two bushels per acre return for growers who use Redline on their corn next year.
The Fertilizer Institute, the International Plant Nutrition Institute and the International Fertilizer Industry Association are encouraging the industry to promote the proper use of fertilizer products to minimize their environmental impact.
El Dorado Chemical Co. and CF Industries contend the city failed to properly train the first responders and had insufficient protocols in place to battle the April 17, 2013, blaze at West Fertilizer Co. that triggered the explosion.